Lester O. Tangen


  Sept 3, 1926 -  Jan 17, 2020

Lester O. Tangen, age 93 of Lake Hubert, passed away at his home on  January 17, 2020. He was born on September 3, 1926 to Ruth  (Bucholdt) and Oscar Tangen in Fosston, Minnesota.

After serving in the Navy from 1944 to 1946 he attended the University   of Minnesota where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He  married Gwenth (Bonnie) Edstrom in December 1950 and moved to  Pontiac, Michigan where they made their home for 36 years. He retired  as Superintendent of Plant Engineering at General Motors Pontiac Motor  Division in 1986. In 1987 they returned to Minnesota and built their  home on Lake Hubert.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Bonnie, daughter, Julie (Richard)  Houston, of Durango, CO; sons, David (Kathy) Tangen of Oakridge, OR  and Jeffrey (Marjory) Tangen of Shelby Twp., MI; Grandchildren, Jack,  Karoline, Matthew and Kristen. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Caring for Lester and his family Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home Brainerd 218 829 3581

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